About Me

Jeffrey Buffington
3735 Garner Road ● Akron, MI. 48701
(989) 890-5655 ● jeff at jeffbuffington.com

INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROFESSIONAL

Systems Administrator ● Information Systems Manager ● Systems Analyst

Server Technologies:

● Windows Servers ● SQL ● Exchange ● Active Directory ● DNS ● IIS ● VPN ● Routing and Remote Access ●VMware ● Linux ● Apache ● MySQL ● Novel Netware ● IBM System i

Networking:

● LAN & WAN ● Wireless ● Cisco ● PPTP ● VPN ● Terminal Services ● Citrix ● HP ● 3COM

Hardware:

● Servers ● Switches ● Routers ● Printers ● Telecom Systems & Equipment ● Desktops ● Copiers ● Scanners

Software:

● MS Office ● Open Office ● Firefox ● Made2Manage ERP ● Harris Data ERP ● SalesLogix CRM ● ACT ● Ghost Imaging ● Helpdesk Software ● Quality Link ● PC-DNC ● AutoCAD ● Master Cam ● Solidworks ● ADP Payroll ● FAS(Fixed Asset Software) ● Crystal Reports ● HTML ● PHP ● Visual Basic ● Fortran ● Pascal

Professional Experience:

Amigo Mobility International, Inc. ● Bridgeport, MI ● (989) 777-0910

Systems Analyst Dec. 2010 – present

  • Replace 6 year old server (single disk drive) with new HP Proliant (Multiple disks & RAID)
  • Designed & Implemented Active Directory Domain, DNS, DHCP & WSUS
  • Gathered all software licenses into central I.S. location & created a plan for compliance & auditing
  • Implement a helpdesk system for tracking hardware, software and I.S. time tracking
  • Suggested and implemented change from basic webmail to hosted Exchange server
  • Designed & implemented project for network security including locking down open firewall ports, provide limited physical access to the new server, secure network folders and set up security audit plan.
  • Created standard procedures for common I.S. tasks
  • Implemented website & network system monitoring
  • Made changes to satellite company increasing productivity by 73%
  • Set up centralized Anti-Virus management system
  • Implemented a PC imaging process to build & refresh PC’s much faster

Unique Instruments, Inc./Orchid Orthopedic Solutions ● Bridgeport, MI ● (989) 746-0780

Information Systems Manager 2002 -2009

Systems Administrator 1998-2002

  • Creating and maintaining Information Systems policies and procedures.
  • Security and maintenance of hardware & software
  • Setting corporate goals and objectives for the IS Department.
  • Project planning and management.
  • Design, implement and support network technology and infrastructure.
  • Maintaining and managing IS budget.
  • Supervising IS employees
  • Work with HR on I.S. staffing needs and fulfillment.

Education:

Delta College, University Center, MI

Associate Degree in Business & Information Systems December 2011

Associate Degree in Science June 2006

  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional